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FOX Nation Announces Long-Form Programming Slate

October 9, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 9, 2018--FOX Nation will present long-form programming including documentaries, investigative series and patriotic specials, announced John Finley, Senior Vice President of Development of Production. Debuting later this fall, the new on demand subscription-based streaming service will be designed to enhance the FOX News viewer experience, offering exclusive content and access to daily short and long-form programming.

In making the announcement, Finley said, “We are delighted to be bringing this exclusive, long-form programming to the FOX News super fan, including investigative pieces with never before seen footage and uplifting specials from some of the most iconic places around the country. We are confident there will be an offering for every FOX News viewer.”

A sampling of FOX Nation’s investigative and historic programming will include:

Borked  chronicles the epic 1987 battle for control of the U.S. Supreme Court when Judge Robert Bork’s name entered the dictionary as a verb – meaning “to systematically and savagely defame and vilify your opponent. The special takes viewers inside the brutal fight between conservative Republican President Ronald Reagan and the Democratic Senators led by Ted Kennedy and Joseph Biden. This story examines that acrimonious process 30 years similar to Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s recent journey to the Supreme Court. Gregg Jarrett’s: The Russia Hoax will be hosted by FOX News Legal Analyst Gregg Jarrett, author of the New York Times bestselling book “The Russia Hoax: The Illicit Scheme to Clear Hillary Clinton and Frame Donald Trump,” providing an in-depth analysis of the FBI investigation into collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. Hannity’s America: The Clarence Thomas Story will detail the highly contentious confirmation hearings in 1991 and his book “My Grandfather’s Son,” about his own background and the events that brought him to the Supreme Court. Hosted by FOX & Friends  co-host Brian Kilmeade, What Made America Great will reveal the hidden history and ongoing controversies behind some of America’s most iconic locations including, The Alamo, Fraunces Tavern, Fort Jefferson and Mount Rushmore. Former Los Angeles detective Mark Fuhrman reveals private thoughts and analysis on criminal cases that have defined America this past half century in The Fuhrman Diaries. From the cases that he was involved in personally, like O.J. Simpson and Martha Moxley, to the cases he has obsessed over for years such as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, Fuhrman shares his personal notes and analysis of the criminal cases that have defined the last half century. The First Family features the Trump family beyond the headlines. In the premiere installment of this series, Eric Trump takes us behind the scenes, including an inside look at his office, behind the scenes of business trips and at home with his wife Lara and son Luke. The episode will also feature a sit down interview with the president’s son, speaking with FOX Business Network’s Maria Bartiromo offering his perspective on everything from politics to family life. The director’s cut, never before seen extended version of the docuseries, Scandalous, that previously aired on FOX News Channel, covers the investigations of President Bill Clinton by the Office of Independent Counsel and offers a look at the failed 1980’s Whitewater land deal. From the Ozark Mountains of Arkansas to the final determination made by prosecutor Robert Ray on the president’s last day in office, the series documents the political drama that enveloped Washington and captivated the world during the 1990’s. The director’s cut of never before seen extended version of the docuseries Scandalous:Chappaquiddick will examine the story of the late night accident with Senator Ted Kennedy. What really happened that night in July 1969? Told through the eyes of the people who were there and in a rare interview, the family of the victim who has been all but forgotten in the popular versions of the story. Scandalous: The Mysterious Case of Tawana Brawley will take a look into the controversial rape case that inflamed racial tensions at a crucial time in our nation’s history. Civil rights leaders and Brawley’s supporters demanded justice for the teenager, but a grand jury would determine she had fabricated the entire story, damaging innocent lives in the process. Scandalous: ABSCAM follows Mel Weinberg and several highly skilled FBI agents as they orchestrate an elaborate undercover sting operation involving a faux Arab sheik, briefcases of cash, hidden cameras, and eventually, six congressmen and one U.S. Senator. The legendary FBI sting known as ABSCAM leads to such shocking revelations and controversy that decades later would inspire the Oscar-nominated film American Hustle. Riddle: The Search for James R. Hoffa is a special about the most famous missing man in America, union boss James Riddle Hoffa who disappeared on July 30, 1975. Hosted by Eric Shawn, RIDDLE is the culmination of an extensive FOX News investigation with new forensic details of the crime scene. Helmed by FOX & Friends Weekend  co-host Pete Hegseth, Ace of Spades: The Hunt for Saddam Hussein will feature interviews with soldiers, military leaders and intelligence officers who tell the story of how American soldiers tracked down and captured former Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein. Uncommon Knowledge hosted by Hoover Institution fellow Peter Robinson, will now be available for Fox Nation subscribers. For more than two decades, the talk show series has brought together fascinating, accomplished guests for thoughtful and informed conversations surrounding their views of the world. Guests have included a host of famous figures, including Dr. Henry Kissinger, Justice Antonin Scalia and former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. Watters World will include 20+ hours of the best of host Jesse Watters’ “Watters World” man-on-the street segments that previously aired on FNC, providing viewers with a pulse of the nation on everything from politics to pop culture.

FOX News operates the FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Radio, FOX News Headlines 24/7, FOXNews.com and the soon to launch OTT platform, Fox Nation. FOX News also produces  FOX News Sunday  on FOX Broadcasting Company and FOX News Edge. A top-five cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most trusted television brand in the country. Additionally, a Suffolk University/USA Today survey states Fox News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country. FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape while routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

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